Autism/Asperger's/PDD Awareness

We are a community of many mothers coming together as one. We like to discuss many aspects of our lives, drawing from our common experience as parents, family members and those caring for children on the autism spectrum.

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New Member Here:)

Hello Everyone, I am a mom of two daughters and they are both very special. Our oldest has just been diag. with PDD and is going to a TEAM center in Chattanooga and they are...

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Preemies and ASD

My son Nicolas was born at 28 weeks 3 days, weighing a whopping 2 lbs. 5 ozs., due to severe eclampsia (toxemia), he also developed NEC at 3 weeks of age (Necrotizing...

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Stimming & poop

My 3 yr. old son is not potty trained yet. If I don't change him as soon as he poops, he will dig it out of his diaper, play with it, then wipe it on his shirt. He has done...

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The Brain Balance™ Program

Hi Moms, I'm working with the Brain Balance™ Georgia Centers and helping them to fulfill their mission statement “To make the Brain Balance™ Program available to as many...

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PECS

Hi, I was just wondering if any mums out there had used this system, how long did it take for your child to get into it and give you the picture? Have you found it useful? My...

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How many naps????

Hi everyone, my babygirl is one year old, she sleeps very well at night, and she used to have two naps during the day, one in the morning (2hours) and one in the afternoon...

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speech

can anyone help me. my son has been diagnosed with pdd-nos. he is very smart, and is able to read and talk. we are having difficulty with getting him to have siple a and b...

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mums in australia vic

hi i am looking for mums in mildura victora who have a child or children who have autism or aspergers as i am trying to find some one to relate to in my area some times i just...

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Hi

Hi, my name is Jennifer. I am the mother of Maggie who is 16. Maggie's diagnosis for the last 15 years has been NLVD. This school year was extremely difficult for Maggie and...

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Losing my mind

Hi everyone. I need help/advice please. I am at the end of my tether. I have 7-year old twin girls, born at 28 weeks. The one is an absolute delight - the happiest, most...

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Hi

Hi, my name is Jennifer. I am the mother of Maggie who is 16. Maggie's diagnosis for the last 15 years has been NLVD. This school year was extremely difficult for Maggie and...

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Private school

Our son was diagnosed, at the age of 12, with HFA. He has been in a small community private school for 6 years, and is very comfortable there. I'm not sure the school knows...

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Private school

Our son was diagnosed, at the age of 12, with HFA. He has been in a small community private school for 6 years, and is very comfortable there. I'm not sure the school knows...

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Autism test explanation

Hi everyone! Could anyone please explain to me what this means My daughter scored positive on M-CHAT-R and also on M-CHAT-R/F? Thank you all kindly in advance for your response

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Losing my mind

Hi everyone. I need help/advice please. I am at the end of my tether. I have 7-year old twin girls, born at 28 weeks. The one is an absolute delight - the happiest, most...

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EA pushing child

My stomach is in knots. Here's a bit of background. My son is 10 years old, and has high functioning autism. This causes outbursts, difficulties with fine motor skills,...

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Swimming lessons

We are trying to teach our 9 year old how to swim any suggestions? Group lessons went ok but they decided she would benefit better from one on one lessons, but we couldn't get...

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Is this autism?

My daughter is only diagnosed with developmental delays and sensory processing disorder. But I think it may be autism, is it? She only eats macaroni and cheese, chicken nuggets,...

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Toothpaste

I need advice for my 14 year old who will only use children's toothpaste due to the taste of adult toothpaste. His teeth are pretty yellow and no cavities, but I need a whitener...

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Tap To Talk

I have a 5 year old with ASD and he is non verbal, he has started using the PECS system at nursery and at home. Whilst scaning the internet yesterday i come across this system...